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Recreate DNS primary zone file

Posted on 2009-04-21
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I have a DNS primary zone, I want to backup its zone file, but it didn'tget created when I go to C:\windows\system32\DNS  directory.

Is there any way to create it, so that I can back it up?

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Question by:jskfan
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by:jskfan
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I see event ID 6527.
Zone zonename.net expired before it could obtain a successful zone transfer or update from a master server acting as its source for the zone.  The zone has been shut down.
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Hi

If it is Ad integrated , this would be the  excepted behavior


see link for further information

http://www.activedir.org/Articles/tabid/54/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/5/Default.aspx
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it's not AD Integrated. just a primary
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Hi

looks like the zone failed to transfer.


run through
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc735780.aspx
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for some reason I kept deleting and recreating it and it worked,
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